MONTENEGRO
CITIZENSHIP BY INVESTMENT PROGRAM

TIME TO CITIZENSHIP

3-4 Months

MEMBER OF THE BALKANS

Yes

FAMILY

Applicant, Spouse and Children

RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

None

ABOUT MONTENEGRO

Montenegro is at the heart of discovery, beauty, and opportunity. Long considered the pearl of the Balkans, this nation represents the ideal symbiosis between a natural and modern world. As one of the fastest growing economies in the Balkans, Montenegro is quickly becoming a key destination for investors seeking mobility, security, and increased quality of life.

BENEFITS OF THE MONTENEGRIN PROGRAM

Montenegro’s natural beauty and sophistication aren’t the only reasons why the nation is attracting vast opportunity for growth and development. Its recent independence and strategic position have also influenced Montenegro to become central to some of the most important industries in the world.

  • Citizenship will be granted in 3 to 4 months.
  • No requirement to visit or reside in Montenegro.
  • First inline to join the European Union, expected by 2025.
  • Visa-Free access to over 123 countries.
  • Strategic geographical location in Europe with direct access to Adriatic Sea.
  • E-2 Treaty with the US, offering Montenegrins the possibility to reside and work with their families in the USA. (Click here for more info).
  • No tax on worldwide income.

To be eligible for the program, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must make a contribution of €100,000 in the form of a government fund donation.`
  • In addition to the donation, applicants are required to invest in approved real estate projects in the country: A minimum of €250,000 investment in the Northern region, or a minimum of €450,000 in the Southern and central region.
  • Pay application, processing and legal fees.
  • Have a clean police record.

CONTINENT

Europe

CAPITAL

Podgorica

POPULATION

Over 631,000

TOTAL AREA

13,812 KM2

APPLICATION PROCESS AND TIMELINE

MONTH 1

STEP 1

  • Applicant signs an appointment agreement with GLOBAL PASS and pays initial retainer.

STEP 2

  • GLOBAL PASS assists the applicant with preparing all required documentation for submission.

STEP 3

  • Local agent submits the application & documents to the Citizenship-by-Investment Unit (CIU).
  • Applicant pays the required processing fees (government, due diligence…etc).
  • Applicant transfers the Donation and Real Estate Investment amount to an escrow account.

MONTHS 2-4

STEP 1

  • CIU runs a background check and launches the application process.

STEP 2

  • CIU issues the Citizenship approval letter.
  • Applicant makes the final payment.
  • Escrow account releases the payment to the Donation’s and Developer’s accounts

STEP 3

  • CIU issues and sends the passport/s by courier.
  • Applicant travels to Montenegro to apply and collect his passport.

* The citizenship application timeline and approval are not guaranteed as they depend on the CIU’s due diligence processing time and outcome.

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